2,040 LAUSD students registered to vote ahead of primary
One hundred and thirty Francis Polytechnic High School students enjoyed free raspados at lunchtime Wednesday as a reward for encouraging their peers to register to vote in the primary election. During the month of May, 20 government students at the Sun Valley high school registered 150 Poly high school seniors and juniors to vote. The...
By Sarah Favot | June 9, 2016
Reminder: Monday Voting Registration Deadline
The runoff election that will decide Los Angeles’ new mayor, the LAUSD Board member for District 6 (East San Fernando Valley), and several other city offices is now less than a month away. Monday, May 6 is the last day you can register to vote for the May 21 runoff. If you still haven’t registered,...
By Samantha Oltman | May 3, 2013
Turnout Could Reach 30 Percent, Says Consultant
Conventional wisdom is that voter turnout is always relatively low for local elections—especially so for school board races. And this is often true. In off-year election cycles, when the only offices up for vote are City Council or Board seats, turnout can be as low as 11 percent. Relatively small numbers of voters can sway...
By Samantha Oltman | December 21, 2012